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SoloPort: A Cure for the Common SSH Login Attack

Jan 21, 2005, 05:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Scully)

"A few months ago, I began seeing our 'secure' log files fill up with entries stating: 'Failed password for illegal user [username]'. I decided to search the Internet to find out if others were experiencing these attacks and, hopefully, find a solution. I did uncover a lot of information on the subject, but discovered only a few script-based solutions. None of these, however, seemed... well... elegant.

"What I wanted was a way to stop the attacks altogether, yet allow ssh access from anywhere, when needed..."

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